Bachelor in Marine & Environmental Science

Hampton University

Date Posted: April 1, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree
Completion: 4 years with summers off
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


Program includes a rigorous curriculum covering subject matters related to marine & environmental science, such as geology, biology, physics, chemistry, and more. Students enrolled in the program will receive real world experience and hands-on interactions with Marine Wildlife by visiting preserve locations. Graduating requires the completion of an internship at an external site (6-week minimum duration).

Learning Outcomes

Upon the completion of required marine science and environmental science courses, the student will be expected to:

  • Synthesize principles and skills derived from the basic sciences in the application of the scientific method to problems relevant to marine and environmental science;

  • Review critically germane scientific literature, based on specific criteria;

  • Integrate extracted information from scientific literature;

  • Conduct field and laboratory investigations that will culminate in data analysis to include statistical hypothesis testing;

  • Demonstrate competency in presenting the results of field and laboratory investigations at professional meetings;

  • Successfully complete an internship at an external site by satisfying established requirements: six-week minimum duration; direct supervision and evaluation; involvement in a variety of meaningful activities; responsible performance of tasks and duties required; and completion of a final summary paper.

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